Amir Amirthalingam

Amir-AmirthalingamAmir Amirthalingam is an Internal Audit leader with extensive experience in managing audit teams and in executing special projects in internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, risk management, and fraud and forensic accounting. He has executed and led initiatives within the financial, operational and technology arenas, and has implemented and redesigned comprehensive compliance processes. He has spent significant time implementing best practices for SOX and SAS 70 reviews. He has also rolled out a comprehensive Anti-Fraud program for a public company and has assisted several private companies with the various phases of IPO readiness. He combines strong leadership and communication skills with a passion for working alongside clients and executing at a granular level. Prior to joining SEG, Amir spent six years with Clayton Holdings, where he lead corporate governance, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and risk management processes for this new public company including disclosure procedures & 302 certification process. Previously, Amir served as the Director of Internal Audit at both Compass Diversified Holdings and Warnaco, Inc. Prior to these roles, Amir served as a senior manager in the Technology Security Risk Services practice at Ernst & Young, LLP.

In addition to his CPA, Amir maintains certifications as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Amir holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Florida International University.